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HP T5740 / T5740e

HP T5740 / T5740e
alaScore 81

10 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of HP T5740 / T5740e. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and size. The reliability and design are also appreciated.

price, design, reliability, size, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the HP T5740 / T5740e is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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This summary is based on the products: Smart Buy T5740E Thin Client N280 1.66G WES7 2GB DDR3 4B FlashSmart Buy T5740E Thin Client N280 1.66G WES7 2GB DDR3 4B Flash

May, 2018

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General Review


These are great little units when the hardware is stable, they boot fast and are easily reloaded and upgraded via usb or over the network. I have them running in a small terminal server network, very easy to manage and setup. Not sure why but they...

speedy for the size efficient Priced well small form factor Drivers and OS are bundled fast reload thru os pack and firware terminal server and RDP support

3 of the 5 units failed and were sent in for repairs within the first 6 months of service repair vs replacement HP support is hard to understand and it takes a long time and several transfers in order to get a return-key term repair not rma when...

Jun, 2011

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HP Thin Client


I am switching to thin clients at all my locations and have no reservations whatsoever. Personally I use remote desktop services windows server 2008 r2 and I use multiple logins it is like having multiple computers doing unrelated jobs indepently from...

This is the future of computing for sure ; 1. data protection (no info on computer) ; 2. Security (an IT managers dream) easy to manage ; 3. LOW POWER CONSUMPTION (65Watts) ; 4. Quiet (no fans needed) ; 5. Small footprint ; 6. Dual minitor capable @ at...

none yet

Sep, 2010

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Solid/Stable and more importantly..FAST


I did not need the built in Antivirus software as I used "Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Endpoints Advanced" which allows me to schedule scans and push out updates to my thin clients whenever we need to, just like the rest of my workstations.

Un-box, plug in and start it up. It loads right into windows embedded with RDP and Citrix clients ready for you to start using. This is the little machine that could, it is loaded with USB ports, VGA and Display Port, Gigabit LAN, PS2 and Serial Ports...

Obvious limited functionality which i knew going into the Thin Client market ; No Display port to DVI adapter

Jul, 2010

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Best in Class


Chose this family of products becasue we have a need to rotate one monitor to protrait mode. This was the only Thin Client that could do that (at the time). We have adopted these thin clients for our VDI project after evaluating it's predessors....

Excellent confiuration and foot print ; Excellent power consumption ; Excellent configuration tool suite ; Excellent documentation -- with caveats ; Excellent technical support ; Internal USB ports allows adding additional memory if needed -- we used...

Does not include Display Port adapter for DVI ; Does not include solution for rotating monitors as standard which is needed if you are going to rotate monitors in VMware View 4.0 with PCoIP ; Third party software or Video Driver update is required

Apr, 2010

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Nice thin client terminal


Nice design and features. A little on the pricey side but worth it.

Oct, 2012

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Great Product


We have used HP thin clients for years they are reliable and a good value.

Oct, 2012

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Great thin client


A little pricey, but we have installed many of these and have had no issues!

Jun, 2012

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H-Town Techi


I purchased this all-in-one model to replace an aging HP desktop. After much internet shopping, found the best deal at Even with free budget shipping, received the product in 3 days. With the money I saved, I upgraded the memory to 4GB...

Product Specifications

Information technology professionals rely on HP quality to ensure maximum productivity. As the power of applications, processors, memory adapters and storage devices increases, high-end computer users are seeking ways to optimize their system performance. HP provides leading solutions, adding new levels of performance, availability, flexibility, and management.


Audio system:16-bit stereo / Output: internal amplified speaker, 1/8-inch mini-jack, full 16-bit stereo, 44-kHz sample rate; Input: 1/8-inch microphone mini-jack
Number of built-in speakers:1


Certification:ENERGY STAR Qualified; UL 1950; CSA 950; TUV-GS (EN60 950); FCC Class B; CE Mark; EN55022B; VCCI


Display Diagonal:19 / 21.5 / 22 / 23
Display included:No / Yes
Display Resolution:1440 x 900 / 1680 x 1050 / 1920 x 1080

Energy Management

Power supply:65


Maximum graphics adapter memory:64


Internal memory:2


Supported protocols:Windows Embedded Standard 2009; Citrix ICA 11.0 (XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps 11.0); Microsoft RDP 6.1; Microsoft Internet Explorer 7; Windows Media Player 11; HP TeemTalk Terminal Emulator 7

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-30 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-30 - 60

Other Features

Audio: / Output: internal amplified speaker, 1/8-inch mini-jack, full 16-bit stereo, 44-kHz sample rate; Input: 1/8-inch microphone mini-jack
Audio included:Output: internal amplified speaker, 1/8-inch mini-jack, full 16-bit stereo, 44-kHz sample rate; Input: 1/8-inch microphone mini-jack
Browser supported:Internet Explorer 8.0 / Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
Compatible operating systems:Citrix XenApp 5 and 6\nCitrix XenDesktop 3 and 4\nCitrix Presentation Server 4.0\nWindows Server 2008 Terminal Services\nWindows 2000/2003 Server families, Windows 2000/2003 Server Terminal Services\nVMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure using RDP / Windows 2000/2003 Server families, Windows 2000/2003 Server Terminal Services, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Advance Server Terminal Services, Citrix Presentation Server (up to 4.0), Citrix Metaframe Presentation Server 3.0, Citrix Metaframe XP Presentation Server, Citrix Metaframe 1.x, VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure using RDP
Dimension note (imperial): / with stand
Dimension note (metric): / with stand
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:1.73 x 8.74 x 10 / 1.73 x 8.74 x 10.5
Dimensions (WxDxH): / 1.73 x 8.74 x 10.5
Ergonomics:Safety: UL 1950, CSA 950; TÜV-GS (EN60 950) approved; RF Interference: FCC Class B, CE Mark, VCCI
Expansion Slots:1 optional Expansion Module with X4 PCI-EI or PCI slot including 1 parallel and second serial port
Graphics:GMA 4500M
Graphics adapter:GMA 4500M
Graphics adapter family:Intel
I/O ports: / 8 USB 2.0 ports (two in front, four in rear, two in secure USB compartment), 1 VGA, 2 PS/2, 1 serial, 1 parallel, 1 RJ-45, DisplayPort monitor connectors
Internal ROM:2 GB
Keyboard type:HP USB Standard Keyboard
Networking features:10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45), TCP/IP with DNS and DHCP, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Direct Connection through RS-232, Point-to-Point over Ethernet (PPPoE), Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), Layer-2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP), Wake on LAN (WOL), PXE, Server Network Time Protocol (SNTP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) / Gigabit Ethernet
Operating system note:
Pointing device:HP USB 2-Button Optical Scroll Mouse
Power Requirements: / 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz / Worldwide auto-sensing 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz energy-saving automatic power-down, surge-tolerant 65-watt power supply
Power supply type:Worldwide auto-sensing 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz energy-saving automatic power-down, surge-tolerant, Energy Star 2.0 compliant 65-watt power supply
Product dimensions (with stand, imperial):1.73 x 8.74 x 10.39
Product dimensions (without stand, imperial):1.73 x 8.74 x 10.04
Product dimensions (without stand, metric):1.73 x 8.74 x 10 "
ROM type:Flash
Size: / 1.73
Supported network protocols:TCP/IP (DNS & DHCP), PPP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, WOL, STNP, SNMP / USB or PS/2, local and/or network printer support
Video card features:Intel GL40 graphics with support for two high-resolution monitors up to 2048 x 1536 or up to 32 bit color depth
Weight: / with stand\n3.48 lb
Weight (imperial):with stand\n3.48 lb

Ports & interfaces

DisplayPorts quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 6
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Parallel ports quantity:1
PS/2 ports quantity:2
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 6 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power supply:65


Chipset:Intel GL40 Express
L2 cache:0.512
Motherboard chipset:Intel GL40 Express
Processor family:Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.66
Processor front side bus:667
Processor model:N280


Bundled software:Citrix ICA 11.0 (XenApp Plugin for Hosted Apps 11.0), Microsoft RDP 6.1, Windows Media Player 11, Enhanced Write Filter, Symantec Endpoint Protection, HP Remote Graphics Software Receiver 5.3, HP RDP Multimedia and USB Redirection Enhancement Software, Citrix HD-X support for XenApp, Citrix HD-X support for XenDesktop, HP TeemTalk Terminal Emulator 7.0, HP Universal Print Driver (available as a free download), Microsoft Firewall (available as add-on)
Operating system installed: / Windows 7 Embedded / Windows Embedded Standard 2009


Total Storage Capacity:2 / 4


Maximum graphics adapter memory:64

Weight & Dimensions

Weight: / 3.48 / 55.7